Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 890 December 14, 2021, 5:35 p.m. (ChST)

Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 890 December 14, 2021, 5:35 p.m. (ChST)

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Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 890
December 14, 2021, 5:35 p.m. (ChST)
COVID-19 Test Results: 15 New Cases, 6 Hospitalized;
Additional COVID-19 Updates; Food Commodities Distribution Continues
6 Hospitalized for COVID-19
COVID-19 Admission 4 2 0 6
Pediatric Admissions 0 - - 0
ICU  1 0 0 1
Ventilator 1 0 0 1
Hospitalized 5 1 0
Total in Population* 127,645 13,962 12,229
Rate per 100,000 Population 4 7 0
SPECIAL NOTE: Based on today's data, if we were to compare two (2) hypothetical populations of 100,000 people each, vaccinated versus unvaccinated, there would be 4 vaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19 compared to 7 unvaccinated people hospitalized for COVID- 19. The risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19 is about 2 times higher for the unvaccinated as compared to the vaccinated. *Estimated population is based on DPHSS Immunization Program analysis of 2020 Census data. Updates are expected pending further Census 2020 data breakdown.
COVID-19 Test Results: 15 New Cases of COVID-19
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,018 tests run on December 13. Seven (7) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 19,340 officially reported cases, 269 deaths, 264 cases in active isolation, and 18,807 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.5.
Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update 
As of December 13, a total of 127,645 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 12,052 residents 12 – 17 years old. 4,108 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 1,575 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. Yesterday, an additional 678 residents received their booster shots and a total of 33,722 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since September 29, 2021.
COVID-19 Booster Shot Eligibility 
Adolescents 16 and 17 years of age who received a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (first two doses) are eligible for a single booster shot at least 6 months or more after their initial series. At this time, only the Pfizer-BioNTech booster vaccine is authorized and recommended for adolescents aged 16 and 17.
2:30PM – 6:00PM (for 5 and older)
For appointments, visit
Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.
Wednesday, Dec. 15 Hågat / Sånta Rita-Sumai Hågat Gym
Thursday, Dec. 16 Humåtak Humåtak Mayor’s Office
Friday, Dec. 17 Yona Yona Gym
Monday, Dec. 27 Yigo Yigo Gym
UPDATE: Vaccination Clinic to Shift from UOG to GCC Temporarily 
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic, operated by the Guam National Guard, will be held at the Guam Community College Multi-purpose Auditorium on December 17 and 18 and will resume at the UOG Field House from December 21 to 23 and December 27 to 30. Walk-ins are accepted, but residents are encouraged to make appointments at Due to graduation events, the UOG clinic will not be available from December 16 to 20. 
Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Sundays: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo
Call (671) 635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. Walk-ins welcome.
Curbside vaccination available for people with disabilities.
Register at
Dec. 14 - 15, 21 - 23
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec. 27 - Dec. 30
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
University of Guam Field House, Mangilao
Register at 
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. (Closed Dec. 16 – 20; Dec. 24 – 26, and Dec. 31 – Jan. 2, 2022)
 Friday, Dec. 17 and 
Saturday, Dec. 18
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Guam Community College Multi Purpose Auditorium
Register at 
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. 
Requirements for Minors to Receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine:
  • Parent/legal guardian must provide minor’s birth certificate 
  • Parent/legal guardian must have a government-issued photo identification (ID)
  • Minor must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Guardians must present legal guardianship or power-of-attorney documents
For more information, visit
Mondays Wednesdays
8 a.m. - 
11 a.m.
Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan, Barrigada
Rapid COVID-19 testing will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Four per vehicle. No symptoms are needed. Bring a photo ID.
Travel-related testing will not be offered.
8 a.m. - 
11 a.m.
Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan, Barrigada
Testing for symptomatic individuals ONLY. Screening and treatment will be offered if needed. Appointments will expedite.
Four per vehicle. Bring a photo ID. Travel-related testing will not be offered.
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan
By appointment only for individuals with COVID-like symptoms. Bring a photo ID. Travel-related testing will not be offered. Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518.
Fill out a COVID-19 Testing Patient Assessment Form ahead of time, available at Individuals waiting for COVID-19 test results must quarantine at home until cleared by DPHSS. Test results are available via email by sending a request to
Food Commodities Distribution Continues
The Guam Department of Education (GDOE), State Agency for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Nutrition Service distribution will be available to village constituents only on a first-come, first-served basis. Distribution is limited to three households per vehicle at the sites. Face masks must be worn; bring a photo ID.
Date Location Distribution Method - While Supplies Last # of Bags

Dec. 17, 2021
Drive-thru distribution will be held from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Mangilao Night Market Grounds for Mangilao constituents only, while supplies last. For more information, contact the Mangilao Mayor’s Office at 671-734-2163.  
Drive-thru distribution will be from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Tamuning Community/Senior Citizen Center for Tamuning constituents only who previously registered for TEFAP, while supplies last. For more information, contact the Tamuning Mayor's Office at 671-646-5211.  
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Treatment Continues
DPHSS, in partnership with the Mayors’ Council of Guam and the Guam National Guard, continues to offer outpatient monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy at the Mangilao Senior Citizens Center in Mangilao. Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 may receive mAb therapy if they meet the eligibility criteria through a referral from their private physician, a COVID-19 community test site, or a hospital. A Pre-Screening Assessment has been developed to guide individuals who may be eligible for mAb treatment. To schedule an appointment, call 671-998-4627 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 671-734-9203 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, CLICK HERE.

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